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Corneal Grafting

Series

Series Name
Tomorrow Today

Issue

Issue No.
77
Date Released
1971
Length of issue (in feet)
492
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Intumescent Honeycomb
  2. 2Instant Emergency Lighting
  3. 3British Museum - The Past Restored
  4. 4Corneal Grafting

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
COI synopsis: A surgical operation on the eye - and a very delicate one. The cornea is a transparent disc through which light passes into the eye; damage it and blindness can result. Working with the aid of a microscope, the surgeon removes the damaged cornea, and replaces it with another cornea taken from a donor eye.
Keywords
Health and medicine; Science and technology
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 49 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1458/77
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Presenter
Ian Morrison
Cutter
Mike Willcox

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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